Gallifreyan Embassy on WLIW in 1987
The Gallifreyan Embassy volunteering on the phones during WLIW's marathon of Doctor Who: The War Games in August 1987 (as mentioned in Doctor Who: Podshock 158). This is the first break after episode 1. This break ran 11 minutes (edited to under 10 for YouTube). Seen volunteering on the phones here are both Louis Trapani (hat and scarf) and Ken Deep (Gallifreyan Embassy baseball style jersey shirt) of Doctor Who: Podshock and other Gallifreyan Embassy members, Beth, Pete, Tim, Monique, "Anti-Doctor" and others.
It is not terribly exciting, we are essentially just in the background. This is what viewers typically had to endure to get to the next episode when a PBS station was having a pledge drive during Doctor Who. This particular one ran for 11 minutes (edited down here to under 10), some ran longer, some ran shorter. During this marathon of The War Games, WLIW challenged viewers to raise a certain amount of money to reach a goal during one pledge break, they would cancel the next.
Forgive the quality of the video, it was transfered from an old analog VHS tape. We will try to get other videos pledge breaks we appeared on here soon. Some are more interesting than others. During this marathon of The War Games, in one of the breaks, WLIW ran some video footage introducing viewers to the 7th Doctor, Sylvester McCoy. There is also one break in which a video clip was shown of an interview with Jon Pertwee and John Nathan-Turner.